Eleanor Balson (center, holding wooden shelf) leads the beekeeping seminar “Is your hive healthy?” on July 12 at UMSL. Balson is an apiary inspector for the Illinois Department of Agriculture. She was on campus for the Heartland Apicultural Society Annual Conference, which runs July 12-14 and offers informational sessions and hands-on instruction to beekeepers of all skill levels. The picture, by campus photographer August Jennewein, is the latest to be featured at Eye on UMSL.

More about the beekeeping conference can be read at the KMOX (1120 AM) website.

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Members of the Spring 2024 graduating class of the University of Missouri–St. Louis play Jenga during the annual New Grad Bash on Thursday.